SOURCE: Westcon-Comstor


September 02, 2016 04:00 ET

Westcon Financial Services Expands Senior Leadership Team

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Sep 2, 2016) - Westcon Financial Services (WFS) is expanding its senior leadership team to provide the resources, experience and direction technology resellers need to capitalize on fast-moving industry trends. Paul Christensen, director of North American operations, Mark Hegarty, director of Australia and New Zealand operations and Paul Tweehuysen commercial director with global responsibilites based in the United Kingdom, will lead the development and promotion of innovative financing solutions that can help accelerate the growth potential of technology resellers, service providers and vendors.

Jens Montanana, CEO of Datatec Group, the parent company of Westcon Financial Services, said: "These appointments are valuable additions to the team as the business continues to develop its offering across North America, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. WFS' innovative financing solutions are instrumental to enhancing synergies across the Group and significantly contribute to our wider offering. The financing solutions WFS offers customer is a key point of differentiation for us in a highly competitive and ever changing marketplace,"

Christensen has more than 25 years' experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining WFS he worked for CIT as chief sales officer of Avaya Financial Services and regional finance manager of EMC Global Financial Services.

Hegarty has more than 25 years' experience in the financial services industry. He previously worked for CNH Industrial Capital as national sales manager and managing director at Future Finance Corp.

Tweehuysen brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services. Prior to joining WFS, he was global engagement manager, EMEA for Cisco Capital and leasing services manager for Stanley Security Solutions Ltd.

Christian Roelofs, managing director at WFS, commented: "These executives bring a great deal of expertise and creativity to Westcon Financial Services and are ideally suited to support the business in the next phase of its development. With the expansion of our team we now have a foundation across our core geographies to provide Westcon-Comstor with exceptional financial solutions that create a genuine competitive advantage. With the shift towards Everything as a Service (EaaS), investment decisions are no longer simply a choice between leasing or buying. Enabling a new alternative to better address Westcon/Comstor customers' needs is our top priority."

About Westcon-Comstor
Westcon-Comstor (WestconGroup Inc.) is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking and Data Center. The company is transforming the technology supply chain through its capabilities in Cloud, Services and Global Deployment. Westcon-Comstor combines expert technical and market knowledge with industry-leading partner enablement programs. Westcon-Comstor delivers results together through deep partner relationships. The company goes to market under the Westcon and Comstor brands.

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